For Sale/Trade R. M. Mottola 6 string Jazz

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  1. Moe Monsarrat

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    Custom 6 string Jazz bass by R.M. Mottola. VG condition, cherry wood body with active 9v Carvin electronics and pickups. Bolt on maple neck with rosewood fingerboard. Massive lows with sparkling highs. Strung with round wound strings. One of a kind. $700+shipping CONUS. Trades for 5 string basses considered.
     

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    I might consider trades for a 5 string.
     
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    string length? string spacing?
     
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    Well, given that 3.4cm is about 1.3 inches, that would be very narrow.
     
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    Measure from the center of the B string to the center of the E string @ the bridge. I'm thinking 18mm spacing
     
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    Pretty heavy...11lbs. The sound is heavy too though ;)
     
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    According to what little I've been able to find about Mr. Mottola, he was an "experimental luthier" who apparently worked for or was associated with The American Association Of Luthiers. This bass has a wide range of sound possibilities.
     
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    Looking for trades for a 5 string under 10lbs. No green basses please!
     
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    I'm willing to trade down or up!!
     
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    Cherry wood is one of my favorite tone woods. Have 3 basses made of it. Someone is going to get a pretty cool bass with this one.
     
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    One small gouge near the neck bolts
     

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    The controls are volume, volume, treble & bass.
     
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    I'd be especially interested in a Lakland Skyline 5 string Jazz type bass.
     
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